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    Posted on 6 Mar 2018

    Terri Irwin Has Shared Her Thoughts On The Issue Of Gun Control In America

    "Our gun ban has ended mass shootings here for 22 years."

    Following the mass shooting at a Florida high school in February, several celebrities have already voiced their support of tighter gun laws in America.

    Heartbroken over the news of another school shooting. This is the 18th in 45 days of 2018. Students & teachers shouldn't have to fear for their safety. We must do more to prevent these senseless acts of gun violence. My heart is w/ the people in Parkland, FL. Enough is enough.

    We owe it to our children and our teachers to keep them safe while at school. Prayers won't do this: action will. Congress, please do your job and protect Americans from senseless gun violence

    As we send our thoughts & prayers to the people of Parkland, Florida how about we, the people & govt of America, actually DO something abt gun violence.

    Terri Irwin, who was born in America and later settled in Australia, has added her voice to the debate on Twitter.

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    Terri's tweet, which was in response to an article posted by the National Rifle Association's Twitter page, urged America to follow Australia's stance on gun laws.

    As if we needed another reason though... all they want to do it push an Australia like ban. #NoThanks #DefendTheSecond #2A #NRA https://t.co/IY2qFBuwIb

    I'm an Australian. I have a firearms license. Our gun ban has ended mass shootings here for 22 years. Not one. This actually works. Try it. https://t.co/D7H8TKn3Cl

    She said, "Our gun ban has ended mass shootings here for 22 years. Not one. This actually works. Try it."

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    The social response to Terri's tweet has been mostly positive, with many acknowledging that it is time for America to change.

    @TerriIrwin We need to have this in the USA. It's so far out of control now!

    @TerriIrwin I have no words. This is just.... woah, thank you.

    @TerriIrwin Thanks for speaking up!! As a yank living downunder for more than 20yrs, I too think America could learn a few things from other nations. We really do live in a lucky country!

    @TerriIrwin I agree Terri no one needs AR15’s I thought USA would have learnt this after Sandy Hook when those poor little innocent kids lost their lives 😞😢😢😢

    BuzzFeed has contacted Terri Irwin for comment.

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